In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates a technique for level matched comparison of alternative parallel processing chains while experimenting with the results which can be achieved by processing the kick and snare in a rock track using Julian's version of plug-in chains typically used by Andrew Scheps and Vance Powell.
Apple has just released a new MacBook Pro that we can now be spec up to 32 GB Ram. We posted a story last week on Pro Tools Expert about the rumours surrounding the next MacBook Is Apple About To Release The Powerful MacBook Pro That Pro Tools User Have Been Waiting For?
Prices start at $1,299 for the base 13" MacBook Pro:
In this video we test OneKnob Louder on the master track of a mix. Before and after examples have been level matched in the video edit to enable you to hear exactly what this plug-in is doing to the dynamics of the mix without extreme level differences fooling your ears into louder is better.
Julian, Alan and Kevin are discussing gear this week. Firstly with the announcement of the latest version of Neyrinck's V Control Pro bringing back Pro Controls and Control 24s back from the dead. Secondly they discuss monitor choice and answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
In this quick 2 minute tip video we show you how to switch between plug-in and virtual instrument presets in Pro Tools without using a mouse. This is a great technique that will speed up your workflow and save you several hundred mouse clicks in a session.
There's a rumour that Apple is about to release a new line of MacBook Pro laptops. Pro Tools users it might be what you've been waiting for.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers creates a guitar loop for a ballad then, using dynamic transport he checks the loop point. He goes on to cover using dynamic transport as an alternative to features like unlink edit and timeline selections and pre-roll.
World famous Post Production company and software developer, Todd-AO have released a brand new update to their Absentia DX Noise Reduction software, bringing built-in AAX functionality to Pro Tools users.
The new Absentia AAX plug-in integrates the standalone plug-in into Pro Tools, allowing users to seamlessly send audio to and from the Absentia DX stand-alone software.
Mixing a great sounding track isn't just about playing with fader levels and plug-ins, it's so much involved. Top mixers know that the key to producing great sounding mixes is more about working with disciplined mindsets.
The quick tip articles in this post touch on many of these mixing mindset along with some useful pointers and workflows that will enable you to work smarter and more creatively the next time you approach a mix.
In this seventh episode, we test Waves OneKnob Phatter plug-in which is an analog style bass enhancer that's great for adding body and weight to bass instruments. In this video we test OneKnob Phatter on a kick drum sample, synth bass and synth track.
In this short video, Pro Tools Expert Team member Julian Rodgers shares a very simple way of quickly getting to the Colour Palette window in Pro Tools.
Russ, Julian and Alan get controversial, examining Julian's recent comment that the SM57 and the SM7B are overrated (light blue touch paper and stand well back...). They also answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
Highlights include how to reorganise and renumber Markers, the different detector modes in the Avid Pro Compressor plug-in, how to reduce drum spill quickly in Pro Tools, saving edit selections in memory locations, moving markers with clips, and advice on control surfaces for Pro Tools under $500.